Sustainability - What Matters in the Universities Sector?
December 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sustainability - What Matters in the Universities Sector?
Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Universities Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 5 global peer organizations publishing GRI reports in the sector.
DETROIT, November 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Chevrolet is purchasing carbon credits worth up to $5 million to help 11 colleges across the U.S. pay for energy efficiency-based carbon reductions and retiring the carbon credits to benefit the climate instead of using them to offset the emissions of Chevrolet vehicles or operations.
The report is based on the Global Reporting Initiative and acknowledges that 'sustainability' encompasses not just environmental, but social, cultural and economic dimensions
October 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - UNSW Australia’s first Sustainability Report
This month, UNSW Australia becomes the first university in Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight to publish a stand-alone, publicly available Sustainability Report. The report is based on the Global Reporting Initiative and acknowledges that ‘sustainability’ encompasses not just environmental, but social, cultural and economic dimensions.
May 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit organization, in partnership with S.C. Johnson and the Ingersoll Rand Foundation, announces today the launch of a major new initiative entitled Preparing Business Leaders for a Sustainable Future. Responding to a direct, stated need of business executives for improved sustainability skills of its newest hires, WEC will engage leaders in business and academia to integrate the design and teaching of sustainability within the core curriculum of leading universities.
Innovative Program, Now at Four Universities, Will Be Available in the Future to UTeach Programs Nationwide
AUSTIN, Texas – The UTeach Institute, a notable teacher preparation organization at the University of Texas at Austin, has teamed up with Verizon to launch a program that is helping tomorrow’s educators effectively use mobile technology to improve student learning and interest in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math).
SCA Members Build Nearly 1 Million Feet of New Trails in Parks across Nation
WASHINGTON, DC, November 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today announced the states and universities that provided the most youth volunteers to its conservation programs in national, state, and local parks during the year from October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2013. SCA also revealed that the National Parks of New York Harbor, where some 200 volunteers restored beaches, habitats and other resources damaged by Hurricane Sandy, topped its list of service sites and partners.
BOSTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Santander Group Chairman Emilio Botin announced the Bank's commitment, through its Santander Universities Global Division, to contribute $100 million to U.S. universities during the next five years.
College students with food allergies and other dietary restrictions get some help from Sodexo, whose Simple Servings food station keeps them from guessing their meal contents, ultimately keeping them safe. Read More at USA TODAY College.